A drama, a comedy, a biopic and a sci-fi movie round out the assortment of wide releases opening across Canada today, in addition to a selection of limited releases, which you can read about below. Happy movie watching this weekend! ~Alexandra Heilbron
A Dog’s Way Home – A young man (Jonah Hauer-King) adopts a stray puppy and quickly falls in love with her. However, when she gets lost, she has to cross 400 miles of wilderness to get home. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: A Dog’s Way Home
The Upside – A paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) hires an unqualified ex-con (Kevin Hart) as his caretaker. Although they come from completely different worlds and backgrounds, the two form an unlikely friendship. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Upside
On the Basis of Sex – The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) and her quest to get equal opportunities for women during a time of discrimination. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: On the Basis of Sex
Destroyer – World-weary LAPD detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) has to face her demons when a gang leader from her checkered past turns up. Toronto; expands Jan 25. Click here for showtimes.
Uri: The Surgical Strike – Based on the true events of 2016, when the Indian Army avenged a deadly terrorist attack by carrying out a surgical strike. Opening in select theaters. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Uri: The Surgical Strike
Capernaum – A neglected boy from a large family in Beirut sues his neglectful parents to stop them from having more children in chaos and squalor. Toronto; expands Jan. 18 to Vancouver and other cities beginning in February. Click here for showtimes.